Global is local. Local is global.
At the Gillings School, we work in all 100 North Carolina counties and in 60+ countries. Local and global content infuses our courses and degrees. Through partnerships at home and abroad, our students and faculty transform health around the world and in our backyard. Our Research, Innovation and Global Solutions office promotes and advances the School's global health activities in research, service, practice and teaching through partnerships, internships, outreach and communications.
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Designed to train current and aspiring professionals to solve public health problems locally and globally, the Global Health concentration provides students with the knowledge and skills to advance the health and well-being of populations in diverse global settings.
Our students travel around the world to put what they learn in the classroom into practice. Hear them talk about their summer global experiences on our interactive Global Practica map. Photo credit: Erika MunshiLearn More
Peggy Bentley, PhD, associate dean for global health, co-chairs the Global Health Advisory Group for the American Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. This group recently developed the "Global Health Concentration Competencies for the Master of Public Health Degree."Learn More
Many factors will inform your decision about where to seek training in public health. From this video, you'll learn why students from around the world selected UNC Gillings for their academic training.Learn More
Global Health Resources:
- "Power to Heal" Film Screening October 16 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
- Fall Break October 17 @ 9:00 pm - October 22 @ 3:59 am
- Artificial Intelligence in Environmental Health Summit October 18 - October 20 (All day)